2 Corinthians 11:13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.


Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

King James Version

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Holman Bible

For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

International Standard Version

Such people are false apostles, dishonest workers who are masquerading as apostles of the Messiah.

A Conservative Version

For such men are FALSE apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves into apostles of Christ.

American Standard Version

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, fashioning themselves into apostles of Christ.

Amplified

For such men are false apostles [spurious, counterfeits], deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles (special messengers) of Christ (the Messiah).

An Understandable Version

For such men are false apostles; they are deceitful workers, who disguise themselves as [true] apostles of Christ.

Anderson New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, trans forming themselves into the apostles of Christ;

Bible in Basic English

For such men are false Apostles, workers of deceit, making themselves seem like Apostles of Christ.

Common New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for these are false apostles, deceitful workmen, disguised so as to pass for true apostles.

Darby Translation

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Godbey New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Goodspeed New Testament

Such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

John Wesley New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Julia Smith Translation

For such the falsely sent, crafty workers, being transformed into the sent of Christ.

King James 2000

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For such people [are] false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

Modern King James verseion

For such ones are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For these false apostles are deceitful workers, and fashion themselves like unto the apostles of Christ.

Moffatt New Testament

'Apostles'? They are spurious apostles, false workmen ??they are masquerading as 'apostles of Christ.'

Montgomery New Testament

For such fellows are sham apostles of Christ.

NET Bible

For such people are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ.

New Heart English Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.

Noyes New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workmen, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Sawyer New Testament

For such false apostles, deceitful laborers, transform themselves into apostles of Christ.

The Emphasized Bible

For, such as these, are false apostles, deceitful workers, transfiguring themselves into apostles of Christ.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For such are fake apostles, deceitful labourers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Men of this stamp are false apostles, treacherous workers, disguising themselves as Apostles of Christ!

Webster

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ.

Weymouth New Testament

For men of this stamp are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, assuming the garb of Apostles of Christ.

Williams New Testament

For such men are sham apostles, dishonest workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.

World English Bible

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, masquerading as Christ's apostles.

Worrell New Testament

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ;

Worsley New Testament

For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transformed into apostles of Christ.

Youngs Literal Translation

for those such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τοιοῦτος 
Toioutos 
Usage: 51

ψευδαπόστολος 
Pseudapostolos 
Usage: 1

δόλιος 
Dolios 
Usage: 1

ἐργάτης 
Ergates 
Usage: 6

μετασχηματίζω 
metaschematizo 
Usage: 5

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

Context Readings

Paul Defends His Apostleship

12 But what I am doing I will continue to do, so that I may cut off opportunity from those who desire an opportunity to be regarded just as we are in the matter about which they are boasting. 13 For such men are false apostles, deceitful workers, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ. 14 No wonder, for even Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.


Cross References

Revelation 2:2

'I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false;

Galatians 1:7

which is really not another; only there are some who are disturbing you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.

Galatians 2:4

But it was because of the false brethren secretly brought in, who had sneaked in to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, in order to bring us into bondage.

Philippians 3:2

Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the false circumcision;

Acts 20:30

and from among your own selves men will arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away the disciples after them.

2 Corinthians 11:15

Therefore it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.

Galatians 6:12

Those who desire to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

Matthew 25:24

"And the one also who had received the one talent came up and said, 'Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow and gathering where you scattered no seed.

Acts 15:1

Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."

Acts 15:24

"Since we have heard that some of our number to whom we gave no instruction have disturbed you with their words, unsettling your souls,

Romans 16:18

For such men are slaves, not of our Lord Christ but of their own appetites; and by their smooth and flattering speech they deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.

2 Corinthians 2:17

For we are not like many, peddling the word of God, but as from sincerity, but as from God, we speak in Christ in the sight of God.

2 Corinthians 4:2

but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating the word of God, but by the manifestation of truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Galatians 4:17

They eagerly seek you, not commendably, but they wish to shut you out so that you will seek them.

Ephesians 4:14

As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming;

Philippians 1:15-16

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;

Colossians 2:4

I say this so that no one will delude you with persuasive argument.

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

1 Timothy 1:4-7

nor to pay attention to myths and endless genealogies, which give rise to mere speculation rather than furthering the administration of God which is by faith.

1 Timothy 4:1-3

But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

1 Timothy 6:3-5

If anyone advocates a different doctrine and does not agree with sound words, those of our Lord Jesus Christ, and with the doctrine conforming to godliness,

2 Timothy 2:17-19

and their talk will spread like gangrene. Among them are Hymenaeus and Philetus,

2 Timothy 3:5-9

holding to a form of godliness, although they have denied its power; Avoid such men as these.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but wanting to have their ears tickled, they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires,

Titus 1:10-11

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

2 Peter 2:1-3

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves.

1 John 2:18

Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.

2 John 1:7-11

For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not acknowledge Jesus Christ as coming in the flesh This is the deceiver and the antichrist.

Jude 1:4

For certain persons have crept in unnoticed, those who were long beforehand marked out for this condemnation, ungodly persons who turn the grace of our God into licentiousness and deny our only Master and Lord, Jesus Christ.

Revelation 2:9

'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich), and the blasphemy by those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 2:20

'But I have this against you, that you tolerate the woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess, and she teaches and leads My bond-servants astray so that they commit acts of immorality and eat things sacrificed to idols.

Revelation 19:20

And the beast was seized, and with him the false prophet who performed the signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image; these two were thrown alive into the lake of fire which burns with brimstone.



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